… featuring Hound in a turquoise coat, and a very rare, Public Telephone Box……Ecclesall Road,Sheffield, today from the window of Caffe Nero…… ….. Pigma Micron and watercolour on Moleskin, London City Notebook…
Posted in Art, Cafe, Dogs, Greyhounds, London, Sheffield, UK
Tagged Ale, audi, Beer, Cafe, Caffe Nero, Drawing, Ecclesall, Greyhound, Ink, sketch, street, urban
…George, Gigi and Gonzo …. on the “Isle of Dogs” (page 80 & 81 London A-Z) …. … watercolour & Pigma Micron …..
Posted in Art, Books, cars, Dogs, London
Tagged A-Z, American, Army, Dogs, Drawing, Hounds, Jeep, London, sketch, US
… Grey-hanna !!! ….. Vogue, September 2018, page 285. ….. Sharpie fine-liner & watercolour.
Posted in Art, Dogs, Greyhounds, UK
Tagged fashion, Greyhound, magazine, Photography, rihanna, Sharpie, sketch, Style, Vogue, Watercolour, Whippet
….. a dilemma now that the charger port is worn out (!) ….. to replace, upgrade, or not ….. ….. its only a phone, but it has a lot of sentimental value. It was given to me by someone whose … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Books, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours
Tagged Drawing, Galaxy, Ink, Moleskine, Newton, Notebook, Phone, Samsung, sketch, Staedtler, Watercolour, Winsor
….. in freezing cold weather recently ! ….. here’s “Duke” with his owner , outside Sebastians Kitchen & Cakery, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield …..
Posted in Art, Cafe, Dogs, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours
Tagged Cafe, Cakes, Coffee, Dog, Ecclesall, Homemade, Hunters Bar, Kitchen, Labrador, Lunch, Sandwiches, Sebastians, Sharrow Vale, sketch, Snacks, Watercolour
….. here’s the start of a new series of watercolours. Some of you may remember my paintings of “Usyaka” from Alexandras blog, which through a quirk of fate, went on to help raise funds for Homeless Cats & Kittens in … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Cats, Cattitude, Dogs, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, watercolour
Tagged 2014, Cat, Dog, Drawing, Farmers Market, Montenegro, Nether Edge, Rescue, Sheffield, sketch, Watercolour
….. a Great Dane, in this case 🙂 …..another “daily sketch” from a photo in a magazine ….. ….. Winsor & Newton watercolours on Archival Mountboard
….. un-related ! … 2 more interlude sketches – the $5 Aus. is a sketch I did on Boxing Day, from a $5 note given to me by my two friends who visited from Australia, way back in August …. . ……… … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Sheffield
Tagged anti biotics, Augmentin, Australia, banknote, Co Amoxiclav, Dollar, Drawing, Ranbaxy, sketch, Watercolour
….. resuming the practice of a small sketch each day…. here are 3 from the first week of this new year (my book, my tube of paint, and my box of white tea-bags) ….. …… Ink, and Winsor & Newton … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Books, Cafe, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours
Tagged Book, Clipper, Drawing, Gouache, Ink, Paul Arden, Phaidon, Pink, sketch, Tea, Watercolour, Winsor & Newton
….. is a very cute, mini pocket Moleskine diary in Deep Yellow, only 2.5 x 4 x 1 inches deep, cream acid-free pages, unlined – so good to do (very small) sketches in too 🙂 ….. ….. sketched, actual size, on … Continue reading
Posted in Art, Books, Sheffield, UK
Tagged 2014, Diary, Drawing, Ink, Moleskine, Notebook, sketch, Watercolour, Winsor & Newton
Winsor & Newton watercolours on The Langton, Daler-Rowney 20″ x 16″ watercolour block, 300 gsm
Posted in Art, Cafe, Nether Edge, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged Cafe, Cakes, Daler - Rowney, Drawing, Langton, Nether Edge, Sandwich, Sheffield, sketch, Tea, Watercolour, Winsor & Newton
…. was on the main AOL news page on monday….. ….. see more Tardar Sauce (Grumpy Cats real name) ….. here : http://www.grumpycats.com
Posted in Art, Cats, Nature, Uncategorized, USA
Tagged AOL, BT, Elvis, funny cat, Grumpy Cat, ISP, Meme, movie star, sketch, Talk Talk, Tardar Sauce, telephone, Watercolour
….. sorting out some old paintings , I quite liked this one, especially the newspaper corner – I’m not sure how I did that ! ….. this is Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road, popular but no longer with us …….
Posted in Cafe, Dogs, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged artist, Cafe, Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road, ethical coffee, Gilberts, newspaper, Sale, Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, sketch, The Times, Watercolour
….. the finished painting, “Cowlishaw Corner”, which will be on display in the Winter Gardens from Monday, 13 May ………….
Posted in Art, Fiat 500, Greyhounds, Nether Edge, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, UK, Uncategorized
Tagged 500, Antiques, Art Club, Cowlishaw, Drawing, Ecclesall, Exhibition, Fiat, Gilberts, Greyhound, Heeley, Hunters Bar, Maserati, Millennium Gallery, Otto's, Pine, Rain Rescue, Restaurant, Sharrow Vale, sketch, Watercolour, Whippet, Winter Gardens, Wood, Workshop
….. Bench Saw machine that caught my eye at Gilberts (Furniture Makers) ….. ….. drawn from a sketch on-site ….. ….. see Gilberts Blog, here : http://www.thisisgilbertsblog.wordpress.com ….. Winsor & Newton Watercolours on Bockingford 300 gsm …..
Posted in Art, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged Bockingford, Cowlishaw, Ecclesall, Furniture, Hunters Bar, Open Studios, Saw, Sharrow Vale, sketch, Startrite, Watercolour, Workshop
….. small still-life ….. ….. of a unique, hand carved wooden bee, Made in Sheffield, by Nick Hunter ….. and an antique badge, in a matchbox ….. see more of Nicks work, including superb Birds, here : http://nickhunterwoodcarver.wordpress.com/
Posted in Art, Birds, Natural History, Sheffield, Sheffield - watercolours, UK, Uncategorized, Wildlife
Tagged Bee, Birds, Carving, Craft, Heeley Art Club, Nick Hunter, Sheffield, sketch, Traditional, Watercolour, Wood
….. a Chinese Crested dog that I saw last July…..
Posted in Art, Dogs, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged 2013, Chinese Crested, Dog, Drawing, Farmers Market, New Year, sketch, Watercolour
…..Orange, in a painting….. …..my scanner came up with the weird angle, of its own accord. …..Winsor & Newton on Canson Watercolour Paper.
Posted in Art, Sheffield - watercolours, Uncategorized
Tagged Ecclesall, Farmers Market, Gilberts, Hendersons, Newton, Relish, Sauce, Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, sketch, Watercolour, Winsor, Yorkshire